Course Details

Introduction to Software Development
ENTR-451-0
Previously Known as KIEI-451-0
1.0 CR
Elective
PASS / NO CREDIT
Yes (may vary by section)
DESCRIPTION
This course is geared to provide technical literacy for non-programmers who will be founders, employees, or consultants to "tech-enabled" organizations. This is a survey-style course that is very hands-on - students will learn the essentials of coding by creating websites and basic software applications that manipulate data and work across today's platforms and devices. Students will: * Build their own website and deploy it on a variety of platforms, including tablets and mobile devices, using modern web development tools and techniques * Achieve working proficiency with the web programming languages and related open-source technologies, using it to build simple web applications * Gain exposure to open-source business initiatives from Facebook, Google, and other major contributors to the languages and frameworks shaping modern software development * Learn to manipulate and consume data with SQL, open datasets, and APIs Students should expect to spend 6-8 hours a week on coding projects and take-home exercises. There is no final exam. All students must have a modern Mac or Windows computer for completing homework and in-class projects. Detailed instructions on setup will be provided prior to the first day of class.
TRACKS
Data Analytics Pathway
Entrepreneurship Pathway
Technology Management Pathway
SCHEDULE SUMMARY
Winter 2023
Spring 2023
CH
EV
CH
EV

CH (Chicago)
EV (Evanston)
DayTime
Evening
Saturdays
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PREREQUISITES
Negative Prerequisite:
All Students: KIEI-451-0 AND KIEI-924-0